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JOB POST #3277-2022

Mold Maker – Certification is Preferred

Date Posted: August 18th, 2022 Date Closing: September 30th, 2022


From the very beginning, Canplas prioritized state-of-the-art equipment, quality testing, and a dedicated commitment to customer service. Today, Canplas manufactures high-quality plastic plumbing, ventilation, central vacuum and grease separation products for residential and commercial buildings all over the continent!

Would you like to ply your trade in a state-of-the-art production facility? If so, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Mold Maker based out of our Barrie, ON plant location! Do not miss the opportunity to join a team of people-centric professionals with a continuous improvement focus. Innovation is central to our corporate DNA, from manufacturing processes to supply chain management, we are continually looking for areas in which we can innovate in order to better serve our customers and our growing business.

Job Summary

We are seeking an upbeat individual with a keen eye to detail and a positive demeanor. This position reports to the Mold Shop Team Leader and will focus on the creation, adjustment and adaptation of molds used in production.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manufacture new mold components and complete repairs and modifications to existing molds and tooling
  • Preparation and modification of new molds for manufacturing operation
  • Investigate mold operational problems, determine corrective actions and implement those actions
  • Setting up and operating machines in accordance with safe work procedures
  • Actively participate in the 5S, SAFE and continuous improvement programs and continuous participation in all facility waste management and environmentally related programs and training
  • Perform a variety of other tasks as assigned


  • 5+ years in a previous manufacturing environment is preferred, plastics experience is an asset
  • Tool & Die or Mold Maker license is strongly preferred
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and CAD drawings
  • Experience working to defined tolerances
  • Familiarity with molds with slides, lifters, mechanical pull and set operations
  • Polishing experience an asset
  • Experience working with jigs and fixtures
  • Works well in teams and self-motivated to work independently
  • Knowledge on welding, familiarity with CNC, hot runners and CAD Programming an asset
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices in a manufacturing environment
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced in environment
  • Must be available to work a 12-hour continental day shifts (7:00 am – 7:15 pm, 84 hours bi-weekly)
  • Work week #1: Monday, Tuesday and Friday (36 hours)
  • Work week #2: Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday (48 hours)

Working Conditions

  • Manufacturing plant environment requiring varying degrees of physical labour consisting of lifting from light to heavy (up to 50 lbs.)
  • The use of hand tools, grinders and lathes
  • Considerable amount of sensory attention is required


  • Canplas offers a competitive wage and benefit package (Flexible Benefits, Defined Contribution Pension Plan and Voluntary RRSP program)
  • Bonus Program
  • An ISO 9001 and 14001 registered company
  • Internal promotion and growth opportunities
  • Company provided uniforms and annual tool and safety shoe allowance
  • Training and educational resources provided
  • Positive working environment and organizational philosophy


Canplas Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for Silver-Line Plastics jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at

How to Apply:

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